A longstanding fixture on the Australian jazz scene, Connie’s songs - at various points evoking Blossom Dearie, Madeleine Peyroux, and Carol King - brim with elegantly expressive melodies, and poetic lyrics.
As an author, she loves the long-form, but as a songwriter, she finds it thrilling, to sum up, the difficult, the wonderful, the terrifying, and exhilarating feeling of falling in or out of love in 4-minute soliloquies accompanied by talented musicians. She also believes we create our own reality and that belief is the driving force behind all her work."
ALAN WATERS, an award winning director/designer/producer with work all over the stage, on film, and in music, will join us to discuss his amazing work and career, his podcasting services, and his future plans.
FROM HIS BIO:
"Alan is an award winning director/designer/producer from Statesboro, GA; now based in South Western Virginia. He went to school at Ogeechee Technical College for Hospitality and Tourism Management, and then Georgia Southern University for Theatre and Performance.
Alan began his professional career at the Averitt Center for the Arts, and has worked regionally with the Weston Playhouse Theatre Company. His Off Broadway credits include work with Abingdon Theatre Company, Bard City, Barrow Street Theater, Classic Stage Company, Fiasco Theater, Keen Company, New World Stages, New York Theatre Barn, Out of the Box Theatrics, Red Bull Theater, Sheen Center, SITI Company, The Cell Theatre, Transport Group, Trusty Sidekick Theatre Company, and The Duke on 42nd.
Alan is the Managing Artistic Director of DimlyWit Productions, a multimedia production company founded by independent producers for independent producers, for which he produces and designs podcasts, web series, and other virtual productions."
Fresh from the success of his book, "A Principal's Family Principles" (available for purchase at www.amazon.com, barnesandnoble.com, and www.outskirtspress.com), "Dr. Paul's Family Talk" focuses on the family, kids, parenting, schools, jokes, music, sports, issues of the day, and all issues that impact the family.